Articles by Chang-Ran Kim and Mari Saito

Toyota, Nissan, Honda Expand Global Recall Due to Faulty Takata Air Bags

Japan’s three biggest carmakers said on Wednesday they would expand a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp., saying they were taking back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation. Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan …

Air Bag Update: Toyota to Recall 190,000 More Vehicles, Mostly in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp. said on Thursday it would call back 190,000 more vehicles, mostly in Japan, to replace potentially defective air bags made by Takata Corp., the latest in a long line of recalls for the embattled auto parts supplier. …

Honda Widens Recall of Takata Air Bags by Another 170,000 Vehicles

Honda Motor Co said on Thursday that a driver in Malaysia died in July after being hit by shrapnel from an air bag supplied by Takata Corp – the fifth such fatality and the first outside the United States. The …

Toyota Says Drivers, Not Throttle, to Blame for Unintended Acceleration

Toyota Motor Corp. said on Wednesday its investigation of nearly 2,000 cases of unintended acceleration had found no problem with its electronic throttle system, and that driver error was to blame in some cases. The world’s top automaker made the …

Toyota Adds Prius to Global Recall List; Brake Problems Cited

Toyota Motor Corp said it is recalling nearly half a million of its flagship Prius and other hybrid cars for braking problems as it seeks to address criticism over the handling of its worst safety crisis. The world’s largest automaker …